English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Knightestoftesende

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Knightestoftesende 1308 ChNCP
  • Knyghthestoftesende 1366–7 Acc

Etymology

Knightestoftesende 1308 ChNCP, Knyghthestoftesende 1366–7 Acc Hem(cniht,found early as a surname in Nf and Sf, v. Reaney s.n. Knight, and toft, ende1)